Having religious education in schools is a constitutional right. So is the the right to not attend it.
Schools ignore obligations under Constitution and European Convention on Human Rights
Religious education, sex education, and the separation of powers under the Constitution
New primary school curriculum framework could mean more religion teaching, not less
The right to not attend religious instruction and sex education on the basis of conscience
Atheist Ireland writes to Attorney General about right to not attend religious instruction
The Oireachtas, not the Government, must regulate the Constitutional right to not attend religious instruction
United Nations is asking Ireland about the right to an alternative to religion class in schools
The state should not allow Catholic bishops to segregate schoolchildren by religion
FOI document shows Catholic bishops reversed Department of Education’s support for parents’ rights